Best Employers for Moms Promote Leave-Taking

Kristen Gerencher

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Extended-leave allowances and a growing number of paid paternity programs mark some of the achievements of the employers named on Working Mother magazine's 21st annual "100 Best Companies" list.

"They are not only offering more paid time off, but they're also extending the amount of time, giving moms more choices," said Suzanne Riss, editor in chief of Working Mother magazine in New York.